Vacancy

Commercial assistant

Are you a young professional interested in joining the commercial team of an international company specialized in public policy advice?

We are looking to recruit a COMMERCIAL ASSISTANT

ADE is one of Europe’s leading consultancies. We are based in Louvain-la-Neuve, near Brussels, Belgium.
We support senior decision-makers in formulating, monitoring, implementing, and evaluating public policies and strategies, notably in the fields of:

  • Macro-economic reforms and regional development
  • Rural development and agriculture
  • Evaluation and Impact

 

We are looking for a candidate:

 

  • With 3 to 5 years of professional experience as a commercial or administrative assistant.
  • With a degree as Executive Assistant, Secretary, Commercial Administration or with equivalent professional experience related to the previously mentioned fields;
  • Who is fluent in English and French;
  • With a good command of the Microsoft Office suite (Word, XLS, PowerPoint, Visio);
  • Who is a team worker with strong interpersonal skills;
  • Who is well organized, capable of working with precision and prioritizing tasks;
  • Who is resistant to stress and able to handle challenges and deadlines;
  • With a high energy level;
  • Who is available immediately.

 

What you will do:

 

  • Provide close support to our commercial teams;
  • Follow up online market opportunities and monitor the relevant calls for tender;
  • Conduct the administrative preparation of tenders for various clients;
  • Undertake several general secretarial tasks, including the editing of reports;
  • Edit and improve the layout of experts’ CVs in in with client requirements and upload them in our database;
  • Post jobs for experts on ADE’s website, and undertake several webmaster tasks.

 

What we offer:

 

  • The opportunity to join a renowned consultancy working for the European Union, United Nations, and other major organisations worldwide;
  • A challenging job with a variety of tasks in an international environment with a team of highly-qualified colleagues and centred on four main values: Excellence – Ethics – Entrepreneurial Spirit – Team Spirit;
  • The possibility to develop your skills for commercial and general secretariat tasks;
  • A competitive salary and advantages, and the possibility to do teleworking in line with our policy.

 

How to apply?

 

Applications – Only applications via email will be considered.

Interested candidates are welcome to send their application in English (including covering letter and CV) to Mrs. Laurence Quintens (Laurence.quintens@ade.eu) by 20th June 2022. We shall process applications as soon as we receive them.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The selection procedure will be conducted in several phases, including a test.

Please specify through which channel you heard about this position and specify possible starting dates.